Hope Tutoring’s Guide to the Primary School Years

Have you ever wondered what goes on in each school year? Hope Tutoring’s Guide to the Primary School Years is designed to provide you with a concise overview of the key numeracy and literacy skills children will develop in each year of primary school from educational expert, Justin Clark. Early Stage of Learning Prep and…

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Fun Home Learning Games for Children with Autism

Whether your child is home-schooled or attends mainstream school, engaging with them through home learning activities and games can be a fun and rewarding experience for both parties. Structured activities are excellent for children with autism as they provide clear guidelines about what happens and when, what to do at each stage of the game,…

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Learning with All the Senses – The Multi-Sensory Learning Theory

It is well known that we experience, and hence learn about, the world around us through our senses. From the get-go, we use our senses to gather and respond almost instantly to information about our environment. Each of our senses collects different inputs which are interpreted in combination by the brain.  The brain is always…

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The Power Of Positive Affirmations

The last year has been a strange and difficult time for all of us, with many big life changes and new routines having to be adapted to quickly. However, something incredibly positive that has come out of it is the increased spotlight on self-care, particularly of our minds. There are countless ways to practice self-care,…

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Helpful Resources for Children with ADHD, Autism and Other Learning Difficulties

Children with learning difficulties and disabilities, like ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Auditory, Sensory and Visual Processing Disorders often find it difficult to concentrate in class. They often have to expend extra energy on activities neuro-typical children are able to carry out without thinking, like sitting still, tuning out playground noise to pay attention to…

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The Seven Different Learning Styles

As is the case with how we understand most things these days, it is believed that people fall somewhere on the spectrum of preference for each of these styles. As an educator, to have the best chances of success with a student, it is important to not only incorporate teaching strategies that accommodate a variety…

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How to Spot Learning Difficulties in your Child

Learning difficulties present in a multitude of different ways and vary wildly from child to child.  There are a plethora of different signs that a child with learning difficulties can display, which change with factors such as age, gender, personality type and, naturally, the type of learning difficulty. Whilst the bad news is that, in…

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What Are The Advantages Of A Private Tutor?

The advantages of a private tutor are: More focussed learning Less time required to learn Quick opportunity to catch up on particular subjects Students become more interested in learning Students gain more confidence, and this can apply to other subjects and their life experiences Queensland School System One of the major advantages of a private tutor…

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Tutoring Help During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Having had school closures and loss of teaching time and other ways that COVID-19 has impacted on our lives we understand these are difficult and uncertain times for our children and their learning. However, Hope Tutoring can help families maintain normality and minimise upheaval in their children’s lives. We can help support parents by offering…

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What is Dyslexia?

There is a great deal of confusion as to what is dyslexia, this the best definition in my opinion. Dyslexia is a complex learning difficulty that varies widely from one individual to another.  However, all students with dyslexia will experience some difficulties with reading, spelling and writing.  Some students may have more difficulty with spelling,…

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How to Help a Child with Dyslexia to Read

Helping Dyslexic Children to Read One of the most apparent symptoms for students with dyslexia is the avoidance of reading.  This is because, for these students, reading is frustrating because of their inability to decode words and make meaning from what is being read.  Therefore, the reading process itself is not enjoyable and who wants to…

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Homeschooling in Australia

How Common Is Homeschooling in Australia? Homeschooling in Australia is growing, there are currently around 20,000 homeschooled students in Australia and the numbers are increasing all the time.  Even more telling is the estimation that there are around another ten thousand students that aren’t registered that are doing homeschooling.  One of the factors that are…

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